Here is the dispatch for 16 October.
The following members walked from basecamp to abc:
Kirsti Samson, Brian Rolson, Fred Strehlow, Ali Naderi,
John Fawcett, and Jay Reilly.
Jocelyn DuFour walked from Pangboche to Basecamp.
Bryan Bonser walked from Basecamp to camp 1.
The following members walked from abc to camp 1:
Tony Kinny, Chris Kinny,
Camille Kinny, Ryan Singleton, Larry Rigsby and Dan
The following staff rested in base, preparing to
make camps 2, 3, and the route to the summit safe and
ready: Shera Sherpa, Galu Sherpa, Lakpa Sherpa and
The following staff walked from basecamp to camp 1
and returned to abc: Phurba Tamang, and Tenzing (patale)
The following staff walked from abc to camp 1:
tenzing sherpa (makalu), maya sherpa, and tembe
Pemba sherpa remained in camp 1, being joined by
Temba sherpa to cook for us in our camp 1 high
altitude group kitchen.
Thanks, from all of us at SummitClimb.com
PS: we heard news that one of the other Himalayan
teams we are assisting this season has reached their
summit of 7261 metre Pumori: Randy Shantz and Jangbu
Sherpa apparently summitted Pumori on 15 October,
2003, and other members of the team will try on
subsequent days. Congratulations!!!